Proceedings in the courts.
Hustings Court, Oct. 17th.
--Present; Richard D. Sanzay
, Senior Alderman
; Jas. Bray
., W. W. Timbericke
, E Anderson
and Geo. N. Gwathmeye
Yesterday was devoted by the Court
to the hearing of pleadings on the motion submitted by Messrs
, to quash the rule leads against Casper Marston
and other members of the Richmond Typographical Society, to show stress why an information should not be filed against them for conspiring together as printers to extort of John M. Daniel
, proprietor of the paper.
Counsel for defendants concluded that the presentment made against the Parisians and can thrown out of Court by nolle prosequi
in the first instance, because of some informality.
The Commonwealth's Attorney could not elect of his commotion to continue the prosecution by information, but must go back and have a new indictment found.
This view of the was opposed by Mr. Gilmer
, for the prosecution who rent many authorities and made an ingenious argument in support of his position.
voted for submitted by defendants coursed, which will have the effect of putting an end to the end, unless a new indictment be found against the members of the Typographical Socity.
C. S. District Court.
--October, 13th, Fremonts James D. Halyburton
, and P. District Attorney
, a returned paroled Confederate soldier, was set to the bar to be tried for misdemeanor for having tried to pass a Yankee Imitation of a $20 Confederate Treasury note as genuine money.
The jury did not deem the evidence sufficient to convict, and acquitted the defendant.
, a soldier, for some time past in confinement on a similar charge, was ordered to be let out of prison, no indictment having been found in his case.
Decrees were entered against Wm. J. Betterton
, James M. Cobbs
, and the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad Company, for the payment of money due by them to certain alien enemies to Confederate Receiver John M. Speed
, of Lynchburg, Va.
Geo. W. Elam
, Curtis Pridgeon
, and a number of other men, charged with offences against the Government
, having been brought from the jail of Pittsylvania
, their trials will take place at an early day.
--The following detectable card, beautifully printed, was exhibited in Court yesterday morning: ‘"The Young Men's Pleasure Supper will be given at Mrs. Quarles
', on 12th street, on Thursday evening, Oct. 16th, 1862, at 8 o'clock; to which the pleasure of your company is respectfully solicited."’ Elizabeth Brown
, a negress, and several others of the same color unworthy of mention, were interrupted by the city police while engaged in the dispensation of the of incident to the occasion, and taken to jail.
Yesterday morning they were arraigned for a violation of the law concerning unlawful assemblies, but were released upon the evidence of their intention to do no harm.
charged with stealing $75 in money and sundry articles from James 2d Faque, was sent on to a called Court of the date of Nov. 22d, 1862.